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Hawaiian Flora, Beautiful and Unusual By Leo Stewart
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Collection of high quality photographs of many of the beautiful and unique flowers and plants found in Hawaii. Some are native Hawaiian plants and others are found either in the Botanical gardens or... More > growing wild.< Less
The Stone Garden By Kenneth King
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A collection of eerie, brooding black and white photgraphs taken in an unusual garden in a small Texas town.
The Walled Garden By Andrew Thornton-Norris
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Collection of poems by the acclaimed author of The Spiritual History of English, and The Ghost of Identity, a novel. "good" David Yezzi "an ear for beautiful things!" Fiona... More > Sampson "a fascinating, and unusual combination of different elements... the city landscapes were particularly powerful." Alison Brackenbury "There’s a great honesty driving through the collection which is always impressive." John Powell Ward "verse has a welcoming simplicity" John Saward "a Catholic Geoffrey Hill?" Aidan Nichols "a modern book of poetry, accessible enough to understand with a bit of work... written with a sincere sense of the true and the beautiful." St Austin Review< Less
Paradise Garden By Pauline K Murfin
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Paradise Street is not your average street. Its collection of weird and wonderful residents is eccentric to say the least. Perhaps the most unusual is Lilly Wells: retro clothes shop owner and Doris... More > Day look-a-like. Lilly lives her life in the image of her idol and is searching for her ideal leading man, a gentleman just like Cary Grant. However, Lilly’s flowery petticoats soon begin to droop when her dates fail to deliver. Then the unthinkable happens: Paradise Garden, the Street’s very own sanctuary of tranquility is threatened with demolition. In order to help save the garden, Lilly must forge an unlikely teammate in resident grease monkey Dino Fontinelli. But will the suave and persistent newcomer Roger Dempsey sweep Lilly off her feet? Or will it be good old Dino who turns out to be Lilly’s true dreamboat?< Less
The Global Gardener By Michael Scott
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Foreword by 'Botanic Man',Professor David Bellamy: This gardening book is the most unusual I have ever read. Really a biography of Michael Scott, who was born in New Zealand. It contains many good... More > tips (and trips) to increase one's knowledge of gardening. An easy read, very slick and full of interest to those who love gardening - or who decide that this is a great way to pay one's way around the earth. ---- 'I blame it on Abies magnifica,' says the author of his decision to leave New Zealand and embark on a horticultural and botanical journey around the world. Taking gardening jobs as he goes, Michael Scott seeks out the plants and gardens he knew previously only from textbooks and observes the flora and people he encounters with a keen, incisive and often caustic wit. From Chapter 22 'The Rugrat'(Gardening in Los Angeles): 'His hairpiece was hopeless. If he'd picked up a squashed rodent from the road and plonked it on his head, it would've looked more authentic.'< Less
The Global Gardener By Michael Scott
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Preface by Prof David Bellamy: 'This gardening book is the most unusual I have ever read. Really a biography of Michael Scott who was born in New Zealand. It contains many good tips (and trips) to... More > increase one's knowledge of gardening. An easy read, very slick and full of interest to those with a garden or who decide that this is a great way to pay one's way around the earth. Reminding us that Earth is more valuable than gold. 'This is a hugely enjoyable book' - Chris Baxter BBC Radio. - 'I blame it on Abies magnifica,' says the author of his decision to leave New Zealand and travel the world in search of the trees, plants and places he knew previously only from botanical textbooks. Taking gardening jobs as he goes, Michael Scott moves from country to country and describes the flora, landscapes - and people - he meets with a keen and incisive wit. Packed with enlivening botanical and historical facts this book will interest anyone who loves plants, gardens and travel - and good writing.< Less
The Garden Crypt: Exploring the Other Side of Gardening By Nikki S. Phipps
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This is a book that explores the ‘other side’ of the gardening realm, from the darker side to the more uplifting, yet ominous and unusual side of gardening. Everything from unusual garden... More > styles and factoids to gardening lore, superstitions and more can be found within the pages of The Garden Crypt.< Less
The Garden Crypt: Exploring the Other Side of Gardening By Nikki S. Phipps
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This is a book that explores the ‘other side’ of the gardening realm, from the darker side to the more uplifting, yet ominous and unusual side of gardening. I decided to explore some of... More > the most interesting, even perplexing, venues relating to the garden — everything from unusual garden designs and plants to some of the many superstitions associated with them…and more, something like “The Twilight Zone” meets “Tales from the Crypt” but with a gardening twist. For those who love to garden, and even for those who may not, there’s no better way to express the joys and hardships of gardening than to read some of the most thought-provoking words said by others, so included within the pages are some interesting quotes and unusual tidbits of information as well.< Less
Tuberous vegetables for the home garden By Rowan
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Grow your own potatoes, sweet potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes. Why not try some more unusual vegetables like yacon, oca and ulluco? Over 700 varieties of heirloom, garden and commercial potatoes... More > from around the world described with heaps of color photos as well as details of many sweet potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes. This is a book of varieties and does not give much detail on growing or cooking.< Less
A Rose in the Devil's Garden By Anthony Paolucci
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The Corn Maid, an evil witch who has plagued the quiet valley settlement for hundreds of years, has bequeathed her wicked methods for transcending mortality to her loyal henchman. Now, endowed with... More > the ability to overcome his vulnerable existence, this foul servant of the witch has put into motion his own otherworldly transformation by continuing her savage crusade against the innocent lives of the villagers. Young David, a victim of the henchman’s cruel misdeeds, awakes to find himself in a strange prison, on the outskirts of the forest. Will he find a way to escape his unusual confines? If so, can he survive the treacherous journey necessary to put an end to the Corn Maid and her terrible servant forever?< Less